Friday, February 15, 2013

Evangelists arrested by police in Andhra on complaint of RSS and Hindu Vahini members

P. Anand, a Christian based in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh was ambushed by members of the RSS and Hindu Vahini on February 10, 2013. He was later arrested.

Anand who is also a NTPC employee at Ramgundam and a volunteer with Evangelical Union had gone to conduct a Bible study, as usual, with Christian students belonging to the EU. The students had gathered at the IIIT Basar which is in Adilabad District of Andhra Pradesh.

On the complaint of the RSS and Hindu Vahini member Mr. Ravi Pandey, the police arrested Anand and he was charged under three sections of the Indian Penal Code.

He was finally bailed out on February 12, 2013 after much effort.